The PTI chief Imran Khan’s bail plea was not heard today as Judge Abul Hasanat of the secret act court was absent today.
Let us tell you that when the lawyers of PTI reached the court of Judge Abul Hasanat to provide bail for the Ex PM and Shah Mehmood who is in custody in the cipher case, the court told that the judge is on leave today because his wife. Due to ill health, he is on leave till September 8.
After that, lawyer Salman appealed to the court to adjourn the hearing of the cipher case to Thursday, which was adjourned till September 7.
The lawyers of PTI made an appearance in the court of Judge Raja Jawad due to the leave of Abul Hasanat.
After that, the lawyer Babar Awan said that you are the duty judge, we want to make two requests to you, to which Raja Jawad replied that I am not the duty judge, but you should give me arguments.
When Babar Awan told the judge that the bail application is a post-arrest matter, listen to him, on which Judge Jawad said that the duty judge under the Official Secrets Act cannot decide if the case under the Secret Act is Islamabad High Court Mark. If you do, then I can hear this case.
Apart from this, Judge Jawad told the lawyers that as a duty judge I can hear the case of 24 courts but I cannot hear this case.
On this, lawyer Babar said that you are a duty judge and a judge is also a judge while buying bathroom and vegetables. We will file an application after that we will also go to the High Court.
When Judge Jawad said that you file the application and see to it, PTI’s lawyer sat in the court room and started writing the application and also submitted it to the court and appealed to hear the application for bail.
Along with this, when the Special Prosecutor FIA Raja Rizwan appeared in the court, he said that under the law under which PTI’s lawyer is filing the application in your court, on which PTI’s lawyer said that If you say that we are forced, then we will go to the High Court.
On this, Raja Jawad said that you probably don’t know me, otherwise you would not have used the word forced, to which lawyer Salman said, I find it all very strange that the judge is on vacation.
On this, Judge Jawad said that according to the government, I cannot hear the application of the Secret Act. I will hear the arguments at 12:30.
Another lawyer of PTI said that you have told your mind, on which the duty judge said that you have not told your mind, let’s hear the application.
However, Salman Safdar said that we would not have come to your court if Judge Abul Hasanat would have attended the court tomorrow, but he is on a long vacation and all the plans are being seen.
Special Prosecutor Rizwan said, will this law be applicable to the common accused also? In reply, Raja Jawad said that the law is equal for all, while the law of April and June 2023 is separate and according to the new notification, I cannot hear the case of Secret Act.